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Old 12-03-2004, 01:35 PM   #1
f0rmula
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apt query concerning unstable security.debian.org entry


I've just installed debian from using netinstall, and I'm trying to upgrade it to the "unstable" distro. I've changed all the mirror.ox.ac.uk entries (using gnome-apt) swapping the word "testing" over to "unstable" but got this error in reference to the security.debian.org apt server. I'm sure its just a matter of finding the right string to access the approapriate section of the server, but i'm not sure what it would be. Any ideas?

Thanks..

James

Code:
HansenJ:/home/james# apt-get update
Get:1 http://mirror.ox.ac.uk unstable/main Packages [3349kB]
Err http://security.debian.org unstable/updates/main Packages
  404 Not Found
Ign http://security.debian.org unstable/updates/main Release
Get:2 http://mirror.ox.ac.uk unstable/main Release [82B]
Get:3 http://mirror.ox.ac.uk unstable/main Sources [1326kB]
Get:4 http://mirror.ox.ac.uk unstable/main Release [84B]
Fetched 4675kB in 30s (153kB/s)
Failed to fetch http://security.debian.org/dists/uns...86/Packages.gz  404 Not Found
Reading Package Lists... Done
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
HansenJ:/home/james# xf86cfg
 
Old 12-03-2004, 01:54 PM   #2
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security is just for stable. Unstable and Testing branches don't have a repository on stable as the package is just overwritten in the unstable and testing repository.
 
Old 12-03-2004, 02:01 PM   #3
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Ahh.. Ok.. Cheers for the speedy reply..

So I guess I just remove that repository then

Thanks again..

James
 
  


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